Resume

 

PAUL SAGE

Los Angeles, CA 

FREELANCE COLORIST 

January 2008 - Present
• Colored commercial campaigns for Nabisco, Visa, Uber, Ford, Toyota, Stouffers and multiple others.
• Consulting services:
Color management and workflow development for multiple productions.

Fotokem: Burbank, CA

Marketing Color and Conform - July 2017 - Present

• Colored and conformed multiple trailers, including Shazam, Game Night and Tolkien.  

Light Iron - A Panavision Company: Hollywood, CA

Colorist and Versioning Manager - October 2011-May 2016

• Colored commercial campaigns for Target, Skechers, Miu Miu and Samsung, alongside features such as John Wick, Fort Bliss, The Short Game, Manny, and On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter. 

• Managed color pipelines, designed/implemented new workflows and supervised versioning for video deliverables and film archival. 

 

Company 3: Santa Monica, CA

Color Assistant - Feature Films -  September 2009-October 2011

• Color assistant for Stefan Sonnenfeld, Stephen Nakamura and Siggy Ferstl.

• Pre-colored reels, migrated previous grades across reel versions and executed theater setup prior to color sessions.

• Performed HDSR/HDCAM/D5/DIGI-BETA tape layback, dubs, clones and file exports/conversion.     

 

EDUCATION

The University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles, CA. May 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Cinema-Television 

Areas of concentration: Directing and Cinematography

Graduated with honors, Cum Laude, Phi Sigma Theta National Honors Society

 

TECH/SOFTWARE/HARDWARE

DaVinci Resolve, Quantel Rio, AutoDesk Smoke, DVS Clipster, Adobe After Effects/Premiere, Avid, Final Cut, Lightspace CMS, HDSR/HDCAM/D5/DIGI-BETA deck operation.